Nine13sports, LIDS Partner For Expansion

Posted: Updated:
(photo courtesy of Nine13sports) (photo courtesy of Nine13sports)
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis-based nonprofit Nine13sports is expanding its Kids Riding Bikes youth program through a partnership with Zionsville-based LIDS. The nonprofit will add a central Indiana operations team in early July with the goal of serving 10,000 kids throughout the state over the next year.

Nine13sports, which integrates stationary bicycle simulators into the physical education curricula of K-12 schools, says the expansion will also include on-site programming and community days in partnership with LIDS stores throughout the U.S. 

"As we continue to connect marketing with the impact of corporate social responsibility, these community days will utilize our programming to bring together LIDS patrons and staff in a unique way," said Nathan Smurdon, business development director for Nine13sports. "This fun environment will allow people to experience how Nine13sports demonstrates that the bicycle is the ultimate equalizer."

The nonprofit says it will release dates, times, and locations for in-store events in the future. 

This is the latest expansion for Nine13sports, which announced in October plans to launch its school-based program into the Minneapolis market this September. The organization also has a presence in the Portland, Oregon market. 

  • Perspectives

    • A Good 'Space' is About More Than Design

      Spaces Indiana, a competitive design showcase of innovative workspaces in Indiana, recently celebrated five winners from its 2017 pool of candidates, including MOBI, greenlight.guru, Flaherty & Collins, Mimir, and Bradley & Montgomery. These winners were chosen from dozens of forward-thinking, innovative companies who understand that workplace design is critical to realizing success. Attending the Spaces event brought back memories of my first job out of college.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • 'Best and Brightest' Finalists Unveiled

      Junior Achievement of Central Indiana has unveiled its list of "Indy's Best and Brightest" finalists. The event honors 100 of the area's "most outstanding young professionals" in central Indiana under the age of 40 in 10 industries including technology, manufacturing and government.

    • Indy Company Acquires Denton Pharma

      An Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical repackaging and fulfillment company has acquired New York-based Denton Pharma Inc. Financial details were not disclosed, however Northwind Pharmaceuticals says Denton will continue its operations in the northeast.

    • Technicolor Details Indy Layoffs

      California-based Technicolor Inc. says it will close its office on the north side of Indianapolis by the end of the year. In a notice to the state, the company says the closure will leave 95 employees out of work. 

    • Kroger Hires Eric Halvorson

      A former longtime Indianapolis television anchor and reporter has been hired by The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). Eric Halvorson, who left WISH-TV last year after 33 years, will serve as public affairs manager and media spokesman for the company's Central Division. He succeeds John Elliott, who will become the chief executive officer of Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis later this year.

    • Milhaus: Investment to Fuel $1B Portfolio

      Indianapolis-based real estate developer Milhaus has received a $245 million equity investment from FrontRange Capital Partners in Colorado and StepStone Group Real Estate LP. The developer says it will use the money, which also includes funding from a group of internal investors, to reach its goal of having 20,000 units in 10 markets by 2020. Milhaus specializes in urban infill and suburban multifamily residential buildings, with projects currently underway throughout...